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How important do you think farming is to the Douglas County economy?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on July 19, 2013

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Photo of Susan Sanford

“I know it’s important to the state, and Lawrence has a lot of other things spurring the economy. But absolutely it’s important.”

Photo of Darlene Summerour

“Very. We depend on the farmer, and we need the crops. I was raised on a farm.”

Photo of Anne Stauffer

“It’s reasonably important. Agriculture is our roots.”

Photo of Connie Goodrich

“I’m from Shawnee County, but I think it’s important here. The farmer’s market here is fabulous.”

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jhawkinsf 4 years, 8 months ago

It's only important if you're into eating.

costello 4 years, 8 months ago

How do they expect the average person on the street to answer such a question? How do I know how important farming is to the county's economy?

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